Juneteenth (June 19) is the one of the oldest known commemorations related to the abolition of slavery in the United States. The word ''Juneteenth'' is a Black English contraction, or portmanteau, of the month ''June'' and the date ''Nineteenth.'' Juneteenth celebrates the date of June 19, 1865, when enslaved people of African descent located in Galveston, Texas, finally learned of their freedom from the slavery system in the United States. Get this coverlet to commemorate your trip and help fund National Park Service sites that educate about Juneteenth.
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